Sean Atkins

President at Jellysmack

Sean Atkins is the current President at Jellysmack. Prior to this, they served as the CEO of RTL Digital Video Group from January 2018 to December 2021. Sean was responsible for leading the integration of RTL digital video companies across their global footprint. In August 2019, following a successful restructuring, they assumed an Executive-in-Residence role at Bertelsmann Ventures focused on subscription, ecommerce, marketing technologies and digital media.

From January 2015 to December 2017, Sean served as the President of MTV. During their tenure, they led a team of 500+ and was responsible for a $1B+ revenue division inclusive of product, creative, marketing and operations. Sean spearhead the turnaround, brand re-invention, digital innovation and new market growth of underperforming assets.

Sean Atkins also served as the GM & Executive Vice President of Digital and Strategy at Discovery Communications from January 2009 to December 2015.

After receiving their MBA from the University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business, Sean Atkins pursued a career in entrepreneurship. Sean started their own business and has been successful in running it. Prior to their MBA, Sean Atkins completed a BA in Interdisciplinary: Film / TV Production and Marketing from California Lutheran University.

Some individuals on their team include Mathilde Neiman - CPO, Jerome Elfassy - CFO.


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